Dr. Richard Hernandez is a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, and was trained at the prestigious Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). The program at Mayo Clinic was run by world-renowned Prosthodontists, and consisted of three years of advanced training in Graduate Prosthodontics combined with a one-year fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics.
In addition to competence in crowns, bridge, denture, veneer and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Hernandez’ background includes significant training in rehabilitation and restoration of patients undergoing cancer therapy, patients with congenital defects, and patients with extensive trauma.
Dr. Hernandez is a native Arizonan. Both his immediate and extended families are located in the Phoenix metro area. Dr. Hernandez returned to the Phoenix area in 2015 after being away for eight years.
Dr. Hernandez is the President of the Arizona Section of the American College of Prosthodontists. He also stays abreast of current developments in his specialty, as he maintains a full-time faculty position at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health serving as the Assistant Director of Prosthodontics.